PoultryDVM - Mycotoxins in Poultry Feed

Mycotoxins in Poultry Feed

Added April 6, 2021

Mycotoxins are a growing global concern for humans as well as animals. Recent survey results show that most poultry feed, feedstuff, bedding, and forage are all shown to contain at least one mycotoxin, with many samples showing multiple mycotoxins. Effects on poultry range from mild to severe damage to their organs and can increase their susceptibility to disease. Learn about the different mycotoxins, their effects on birds, signs of mold contamination in poultry feed, and best practices of how to reduce mycotoxin contamination while in storage.